Christmas Fairies for Ouma

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Christmas Fairies for Ouma from Familius Books follows the magical journey of a child’s card traveling 10,000 miles across the world to her grandmother in South Africa–from the hand of one kind stranger to another –with NO name, no street and no stamps. Is it kindness or Christmas magic?

Christmas Fairies for Ouma shares Christmas joy and celebrates the love between a grandparent and grandchild.

With gorgeous illustrations by Katarzyna Bukiert, hidden fairies on every page, and a heartwarming message of caring and connection.

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The story’s based on our real-life family miracle.

“The story’s premise might seem fantastical, but in an author’s note, McDivitt mentions she and her sister Tessa, then Minnesota youngsters, successfully sent just such an unorthodox holiday mailing to their grandmother in South Africa.” Kirkus Reviews

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Me–one of my first Christmases in America

“Christmas Fairies for Ouma celebrates the far-reaching love between a grandmother and grandchild, and the small acts of kindness that add up to real-world magic.” Molly Beth Griffin, Ten Beautiful Things.

Christmas Fairies for Ouma is a sweetly crafted Christmas book that invites readers to believe in the joy, magic and kindness of the holiday season.” Marianne Richmond, bestselling author of I Love You So…& more than 70 titles.

Warm holiday fun with a charming international flavor. (Information about South Africa, fun facts about South African Christmas celebrations) (Picture book. 4-8)” Kirkus Review 

“The journey of Tessa’s handmade card is a heartening reminder that there are good, helpful, compassionate people all over the world.” Artist Kayla Harren, award winning illustrator of A Friend Like You.

Art by Katarzyna Bukiert

**Science tells us a single act of kindness can set off a wave of kindness! Perhaps one reaching across the world.

Join me in harnessing THE POWER OF POSTCARDS to bring a little kindness into the world. Let’s send joyful personal postcards to people who could use a little kindness.

P.S. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t get a lift from receiving real mail in their mailbox.

Click here for a free KINDNESS ACTIVITY SHEET for kids! (And several special extras from me to you.) Kindness makes Christmas MAGIC.         

Read an interview of illustrator Katarzyna Bukiert.